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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2008

SAN 506 • First-Year Sanskrit I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32245 MW
TTh
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
CBA 4.336
MEZ 1.204
HARZER, E.

Course Description

Introduction to the Sanskrit language. Elements of Sanskrit grammar. Practice in the Sanskrit writing system and reading Sanskrit texts. Each new grammatical feature is accompanied by tailored exercises. The textbook is based on traditional Indian grammar. Simple readings from the R!m!yana provide first experience of reading a text. The aim of the course is to provide a solid foundation for reading and understanding classical Sanskrit.

Texts

Madhav Deshpande. Samskrtasubodhini. A Sanskrit Primer. 1997.

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